Physicians must be aware of the possibility of a patient’s developing aortitis as an irAE secondary to ipilimumab therapy. Early diagnosis and prompt management with systemic corticosteroid therapy are critical to avoiding a potentially fatal outcome.
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Byung Hoon Ban, DO, is a first-year internal medicine physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He aspires to become a clinical rheumatologist after he completes his residency.
Jayne Littlejohn Crowe, MD, completed her rheumatology training at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, and now works at Erlanger Health Systems and serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Rheumatology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Robert Matthew Graham, MD, completed his hematology-oncology fellowship at Wake Forest University, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. He now serves as the division chief of hematology-oncology and as an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
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